AUSTIN — Attorneys for the City and the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group appeared before the Supreme Court of Texas on Thursday, offering arguments on whether the City could use government immunity as a defense in a 6-year-old breach-of-contract lawsuit.
The City called for the court to find the proceeding involving a controversial land sale "moot."
City Manager Sheryl Sculley on Tuesday approved the controversial mixed-use project after nearly a year of rejections, revisions, and divisiveness.
The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear oral arguments in the appeal brought by the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group.
Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales (D5) cast the lone vote against forwarding the four views on to a full Council, saying that the complex zoning process could impede growth and density.
The Historic and Design Review Commission unanimously recommended a proposal that could increase viewshed protections.
I am all for preserving San Antonio's history, but not when it puts the brakes on San Antonio's future.
City staff received the go-ahead Wednesday from a City Council committee to continue work on viewshed protections for areas surrounding cultural landmarks.
Protesters gathered Monday for a "vigil" to mourn the City's decision to allow a local developer to build apartments next to the Hays Street Bridge.
The City could save everyone time and money by issuing more authoritative guidelines for infill developers, including a tighter definition of HDRC's role and authority.